|Project name:||Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs|
|Project funding program:||EU programme for the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises COSME|
|Project coordinator:||Unione Regionale Delle Camere Di Commercio Industria, Artigianato e Agricoltura del Veneto (Italy)|
|Duration of the project:||01/02/2015 – 31/01/2019|
|Project target audience:||Aspiring or new entrepreneurs (NE)
Experienced entrepreneurs (HE)
|Project aim and objectives:
Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses abroad.
Main Kaunas CCIC objectives:
A new entrepreneur benefits from on-the-job training in a small or medium-sized enterprise abroad. This ease the successful start of the business or strengthen new enterprise. A NE can also benefit from access to new markets, international cooperation and potential possibilities for collaboration with business partners abroad.
A host entrepreneur benefits from fresh ideas from a motivated new entrepreneur, NEs specialised skills or knowledge could also complement HEs.
It is a win-win collaboration whereby both NE and HE can also discover new European markets or business partners, different ways of doing business.
During the period (01/02/2015 – 31/01/2019) Kaunas CCIC helped 20 NEs find HEs abroad and have successful exchanges and also found 4 HEs in Lithuania, which hosted NEs from Italy, Spain, Netherlands and Romania.